When you had a long day, maybe you liked a cup of coffee! Of course, you want it. But the problem is that you do not want to make it. Nothing beats a warm, steaming cup of coffee when you are feeling tired. Some people make their coffee whereas others love to fit a local shop for the same.
You might not always be able to make a run to your local coffee shop but you can make a good one at your home. Today we are going to discuss one smarter assistant that brings you lovely coffee. With this gadget, you do not even have to leave your bed to get the coffee pot brewing in the morning. This is Smart coffee machine. You can make a smart coffee machine with regular coffee made by adding a smart plug with it. But by using a smart coffee machine you can perform many functions. So without any further delay let get started.
What is a Smart Coffee Machine?
It is a kind of coffee machine with wireless control ability. With a smart coffee machine, you can brew a cup of coffee every morning without getting out of bed, how cool is it. Most of the smart coffee machines are providing scheduling features, energy-saving mode, coffee temperature, and more. If you are a lazy person and hate waiting for the drip then this machine is best suited for you.
Internal Units And Working:
This smart gadget contains a few electronics modules. Some of the important units are given below:
- Control board
- Wireless module
- Power supply
- Heating element
- Control panel
This board is similar to the motherboard of a computer system. Here it provides synchronization in functionalities of the smart coffee machine. When a user provides commands, by using their smartphone-based application to machine, this circuit board process the commands and performed required actions inside the machine-like start heating the milk and coffee, setting the required temperature, and more. As a control board, Raspberry-Pi or Arduino-UNO is a good option to build a smart coffee machine with advanced features.
Raspberry-Pi as control board
Arduino-UNO as control board
The connectivity module provides a wireless connection between the user and coffee machine via using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. In general most of the manufacturers provide the dedicated wireless module in machines whereas some of them integrate this module within the control board.
All of us know that every gadget needs a power supply. The power supply unit does the same. It provides the required power to the control board, wireless module, control panel, and heating element. This circuit has several power outlets, some of them are DC whereas others are AC.
The heating element is integrated with a coffee container that heats the liquid. Power in the element is being controlled by the control board to make a perfect coffee for you. Every manufacturer provides a good quality heating element for a better life cycle of the machine.
The Control panel is similar to an ordinary coffee machine panel. It contains few functional buttons and one LCD display to represent the relative parameters like heat, wireless connectivity status, etc.
These are some important arts of this gadget. Now we are going to discuss its working process. When a user wants to use its smart coffee machine then he or she enters the instructions into its smartphone-based application. Users can set the timing as well as temperature to prepare coffee. Once instructions have been selected, the wireless module receives them, the control board processes them and also performs relative operations that are related to instructions, and finally, your coffee is ready for you. That’s how a smart coffee machine work.
When we are looking towards the application of this device then it is a perfect gadget for a person who loves to drink coffee on time. Smart coffee machines allow you to start brews and adjust settings on your smartphone to craft your lovely and hot coffee at the scheduled time. As of now, it is one more IoT for your home. Smart mug is one more gadget that warm up your drinks. You can also integrate this machine to your smart pillow or smart speaker to make your coffee on time.
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